Development of a corrosion detection experiment to evaluate conventional and advanced NDI techniques

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The Aging Aircraft NDI Validation Center (AANC) was established by the Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center (FAATC) at Sandia National Laboratories in August of 1991. The goal of the AANC is to provide independent validation of technologies intended to enhance the structural inspection of aging commuter and transport aircraft. The deliverables from the AANC`s validation activities are assessments of the reliability of existing and emerging inspection technologies as well as analyses of the cost benefits to be derived from their implementation. This paper describes the methodology developed by the AANC to assess the performance of NDI techniques. In particular, an ... continued below

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Roach, D. December 31, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The Aging Aircraft NDI Validation Center (AANC) was established by the Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center (FAATC) at Sandia National Laboratories in August of 1991. The goal of the AANC is to provide independent validation of technologies intended to enhance the structural inspection of aging commuter and transport aircraft. The deliverables from the AANC`s validation activities are assessments of the reliability of existing and emerging inspection technologies as well as analyses of the cost benefits to be derived from their implementation. This paper describes the methodology developed by the AANC to assess the performance of NDI techniques. In particular, an experiment being developed to evaluate corrosion detection devices will be presented. The experiment uses engineered test specimens, as well as complete aircraft test beds to provide metrics for NDI validation.

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  • 41. international symposium of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and exhibition: materials and processes challenges - aging systems, affordability, alternative applications, Anaheim, CA (United States), 25-28 Mar 1996

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  • Other: DE96003659
  • Report No.: SAND--95-2971C
  • Report No.: CONF-960310--3
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 187241
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc664171

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Roach, D. Development of a corrosion detection experiment to evaluate conventional and advanced NDI techniques, article, December 31, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc664171/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.